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Valentine’s Day Around the Garden State

Love is in the air. So is the aroma of amazing food! Here’s just a sampling of the great dinner options available around the state for Valentine’s Day. ATLANTIC CITY Dining on the 5th at Chelsea Hotel has a special three-course menu available February 13 and 14 for $55 per person. View the menu here. […]

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Valentines Day Gift Card Giveaway

Valentine’s Day Giveaway Extravaganza

Cards and flowers are great, but how about a gift card to one of your favorite restaurants or retailers? Starting today and through next week, Jersey Bites will host gift card giveaways galore. Who’s excited?! Over the next several days, keep a close watch on our Facebook page and jump in when you’re ready to win! […]

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Brunch with Spuntino Wine Bar & Italian Tapas

Whether you have guests staying with you for the holidays or you’re (finally!) enjoying some quiet time, preparing a delicious—and creative—brunch is a great way to spend a weekend morning. Executive Chef Josh Bernstein, of Spuntino Wine Bar & Italian Tapas, offered up the mouth-watering recipes below, along with his thoughts on each one: breakfast pizza, wild boar […]

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Recipe: Phyllo Wrapped Brandied Baked Brie

With just a few ingredients and a few minutes of prep time you can absolutely wow your guests and kick off the holiday festivities with this amazing appetizer. This is not your typical ordinary baked Brie recipe. I’ve elevated it to a new level of gourmet with layers of phyllo dough encasing the wheel of […]

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Give the Gift of a Great Meal

Want to give the gift of a great night out with friends or family? Consider supporting a Garden State restaurant and pick up a gift card or two to one of your favorite eateries. If you need a bit of inspiration, check out the list below, with links to coverage by the Jersey Bites writing team. Mangia! ATLANTIC […]

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A Night Out: New Year’s Eve 2014

“What are we doing for New Year’s Eve?” “Where should we go?” The answers to these questions—and more—may very well be listed below. And if you know of another great New Year’s Eve celebration happening in the Garden State, let us know and we’ll add it! Bloomfield The Orange Squirrel will offer three prix-fixe menus for […]

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Keeping It Simple with Kings

Usually I’m relegated to last-minute appetizer prep and wine-opening duty on Thanksgiving, but I spent this past holiday with my future in-laws, and my help in the kitchen was more than welcomed. Wednesday, as the snow fell outside, my future mother-in-law and I spent the entire afternoon in the kitchen preparing casseroles and cookies. Around […]

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Pirate’s Booty Sets Sail for Thanksgiving

Shhhh…I know a little Thanksgiving secret. It’s not a family recipe for stuffing or green bean casserole, it’s about New York City’s iconic Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. Now that I have your attention, would you believe that the spectacular holiday procession viewed in person by more than three million spectators and on television by more […]

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recipe: sweet potato with caremalized onions and goat cheese

Sweet Potato Recipes

Few things beat a good sweet potato dish. This collection includes past Jersey Bites recipes and other favorites of our writers, past and present. Use one for Thanksgiving, or anytime you need a great side! Sweet Potato Gnocchi in Sage Brown Butter By Veronique Dubois, founder of Food and Wine Chickie Insider “I love gnocchi and with […]

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Thanksgiving Around New Jersey

If you’re considering a meal out this Thanksgiving, or looking for some catering ideas, check out these options all over the Garden State! Know of another one? Add it to the comments! Restaurants ASBURY PARK McCloone’s Asbury Grille in Asbury Park has a Thanksgiving Day Buffet from 12 p.m. to 7 p.m.  for $29.95 per […]

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